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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The City continues to work hard to do what it can to protect the community and staff, and is taking steps to reduce the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

In response to the State Government’s end of restrictions announcement for the Perth metropolitan area and Peel region from 12.01am Monday 12 July, City facilities will be open to the public as normal.

Visitors will be required tto sign in on the SafeWA app or manual contact register.

Small businesses throughout Western Australia will soon be able to apply for a $3,000 grant to provide cash flow support to assist with some of the costs incurred as a direct result of the recent four-day lockdown. Read more

Please note: all information on this page is up-to-date at the time of publishing. We will continue to update this page periodically. 

For assistance translating COVID-19-related information into languages other than English, visit the WA Health Department website.

Facilities and Services

Customer Service

The City's customer service counters at the Civic Centre at 61 Broun Avenue Morley are open regular hours.

Community members can also contact the City via phone on 9272 0622, email mail@bayswater.wa.gov.au or send a message via Facebook

Events and Community Engagement

Events and programs scheduled to take place during the lockdown period have been cancelled or postponed.

See the City's Facebook events page for updates on community planting days and other City-run events.

Libraries

Morley, Bayswater and Maylands (within the RISE building) Libraries are open as normal.

Libraries can be contacted directly on 9272 0980.

Bayswater Waves and The RISE

The RISE is open as normal.

For more information about The RISE visit https://bayswaterrecreation.com.au/rise/

 

Bayswater Waves gym is open as normal.

Visit www.bayswaterwaves.com.au for further information.

 

The YMCA Morley Sport and Recreation Centre is open as normal. 

Visit YMCA Morley (ymcawa.org.au) for further information.

Playgrounds, skateparks, barbeques, sports courts and community exercise equipment

Local playgrounds, skateparks and outdoor recreational facilities including picnic areas, outdoor fitness equipment, community tennis and basketball courts are open as normal.

Community Centres

Bayswater and Morley community centres are open as normal and events and programs have resumed.

Morley community centre – 9276 6108 

Bayswater community centre – 9271 5198

Golf courses

Maylands Peninsula Golf Course and Embleton Golf Course are open.

Waste collection services

Bin collections continue as normal.

Council and other meetings

Meetings will be held as normal.

Justice of the Peace

RAJWA's Justice of the Peace Service, hosted by the City, is currently unavailable.

Search for a Justice of the Peace in your area here

Working from home

If you're temporarily working from home because of the Coronavirus and your normal work place is not at home, you do not need a home office registration from the City.

A home office registration is required for people who are self-employed and work from home on a permanent basis. A home office registration is free and can be obtained by completing and submitting the home office registration form to the City via the link below: 

https://www.bayswater.wa.gov.au/development/business/business-approvals,-permits-and-guidelines/home-based-businesses

Home occupations and home businesses which entail customers coming to your property (eg. a home beauty business) still require planning approval.  For further information please contact the City's Development Approvals on 9272 0921.

Rangers and Security

The City's Rangers and Security services are operating as usual.

For the City's Ranger and Security please contact 9272 0972 during business hours:

  • Monday-Friday – 8am-4pm

For the City's 24/7 Security Watch service please call toll free 1300 360 333.

For enquiries regarding Graffiti please call 9272 0622 during office hours and 1300 360 333 after hours.

Mental Health and Community Support, Mental Health and Community Support

Local stimulus package

At a Special Council Meeting held on Tuesday 5 May 2020, Council adopted a $5.09 million local economic and social stimulus package aimed at fast tracking major projects, generating local employment and supporting community organisations to recover from the COVID-19 crisis.

Find out more

 

Buy in Baysie

We're committed to supporting local businesses now - and into the future.


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    Support for local businesses

    We understand the pressure this pandemic has put on local families and businesses and it is important we work together on our way out of this national health emergency.

    We've worked with local businesses to identify their needs, look at ways we can support them and provide information on how to access funding from the State and Federal government.

    We are committed to providing the support local businesses need to get back on their feet.

    To find out more about the City's support for local business, visit our business support page.

    Local Business Support

    COVID-19 Committee

    Council resolved to establish a COVID-19 Advisory Committee at a Special Council Meeting on 18 March 2020, to provide feedback from the local community and fast track decisions where necessary.

    Roadmap to Recovery

    Western Australia’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic has been world leading. At the City of Bayswater, we have done our part by helping keep our staff and community safe, and essential services running.

    We are doing all we can to boost our local economy and support our community.

    View the City's response

    For more information 

    To find out more about the Coronavirus visit:

    Information in languages other than English

    Click below to access information in languages other than English.

    Coronavirus (COVID-19) Multilingual Resource Library

    SBS languages portal

    Information in Easy English Support for people with a disability Information for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

    Please visit the links below for information about the Coronavirus (COVID-19), specific to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. 

    Healthy WA

    Aboriginal Health Council of WA

    National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation

    Information for older adults

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